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ASIFA & AEF Select 2017-18 Animation Scholarship Recipients

ASIFA-Hollywood and the Animation Educators Forum have selected seven animation students to receive a total of $31,000 in scholarships for the academic year 2017-2018. AEF judges reviewed ... Continue Reading →
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OIAF: Masaaki Yuasa’s Double Exposure

Over the past 10 years, Japanese TV and film director, writer and storyboard artist Masaaki Yuasa has received a lot of attention for ... Continue Reading →
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‘Kiva Can Do!’ Premiering Internationally on Nick Jr.

Nickelodeon International and Lacey Entertainment will be bringing a new animated children’s series to viewers around the world, as Kiva Can Do! has been licensed for Nick Jr. ... Continue Reading →
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Portfolio Packs ‘Little Owls,’ ‘Cyberchase’ Toons for MIP

Worldwide producer-distributor Portfolio Entertainment will be bringing a refreshed lineup of kids’ content to the MIPCOM market in Cannes next month, including two new animated ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: Emmy Awards Rundown, ‘Minions’ Studio Gets Avere-y Big Boost, Adobe to Introduce VR Editing, & More

Five Wins Each for ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’ and ‘Big Little Lies’ Put Women at the Forefront of 69th Emmy Awards Sunday was a big night for Hulu, which is ... Continue Reading →
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OIAF: No Time for Conventional Narratives!

The fall season officially begins this month when the much-loved Ottawa International Animation Festival opens its doors for a week ... Continue Reading →
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Comedy A-Listers Board ‘The Ark and the Aardvark’

LA-based Unified Pictures — which has recently released live-action titles Vincent N Roxxy and The Layover — has enlisted a stellar troupe of comedy masters to the voice ... Continue Reading →
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Awesome Media, Cloth Cat Team Up for ‘Stomp School’ Adaptation

London-based Awesome Media & Entertainment — founded by Canadian-born creator/author/screenwriter Jeff Norton — and award-winning Welsh studio Cloth Cat Animation are ... Continue Reading →
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CAKE Inks ‘Angelo Rules’ S4 Deal with Cartoon Network

CAKE and Turner’s Cartoon Network have struck a deal for a fourth season of award-winning animated comedy Angelo Rules, co-produced with top French producer TeamTO. The new 52 ... Continue Reading →
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Xilam’s ‘Oggy’ and ‘Zig & Sharko’ Set for Russia, CIS

Award-winning French toon producer Xilam has inked a raft of broadcast deals with networks across Russia and CIS for its hit animate properties, Oggy & the Cockroaches and Zig & ... Continue Reading →
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Exclusive Clip: ‘Brady Bunch’ Stars Move in on Nick’s ‘The Loud House’

In an all-new episode of its hit animated comedy The Loud House, Nickelodeon is reuniting classic TV siblings Barry Williams and Maureen McCormick — Greg and Marcia of The Brady ... Continue Reading →
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DQ Taps ‘Jungle Book’ L&M Agents Across the Americas

International kids’ animation producer-distributor DQ Entertainment has appointed new licensing agents for its popular property The Jungle Book, which will now be represented ... Continue Reading →

Gigglebug Puts ‘Best & Bester’ Foot Forward at Cartoon Forum

Finnish animation studio Gigglebug Entertainment. The shop behind hit preschool series Gigglebug, has unveiled its latest original property at Cartoon Forum, Best & Bester. The ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘GoT’ History Toons Up, Iloura Reaps “Spoils of War,” Great Moments in Hip-Hop Animation, & More

‘Game of Thrones’ Animated History Illustrates the Targaryen Conquest of Westeros In a bit of an update to the motion-comic style “Histories & Lore” bonus ... Continue Reading →
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‘Zombillenium,’ ‘Nelly & Simon’ Among Cinekid Fest Additions

Amsterdam’s Cinekid festival for film, TV and digital media has revealed an initial raft of title in its lineup, having previously revealed that the fest will open with Copenhagen ... Continue Reading →
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Pete Hawley Appointed President & CEO Telltale Games

Telltale Games — the company behind wildly successful episodic narrative games inspired by The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones and Guardians of the Galaxy — has announced ... Continue Reading →
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Melissa Cobb Named VP of Netflix Kids & Family

DreamWorks veteran Melissa Cobb has been tapped by Netflix to serve as its new Vice President, Kids & Family, overseeing the creation and acquisition of series and films for its ... Continue Reading →
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PHD Helps Jackie Chan Defend Pangolins in PSA

Newly launched full-service post production studio PHD Collective has produced a new live-action/CG hybrid PSA starring flesh-and-blood superstar Jackie Chan and some digitally created ... Continue Reading →
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Daily News Bytes: ‘Futurama: Radiorama’ Arrives, Execs Move Up at Deluxe, New Chitose Airport Lineup, & More

New Chitose Airport Animation Festival 2017 Official Selection The still young fest has attracted an impressive lineup of films from internationally renowned animators, including Koji ... Continue Reading →
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Trailer: ‘SuperMansion’ Special Drags Crackle to Halloween

There’s a spooky snap in the air as we draw closer to fall, and one animated treat to look forward to is the October 5 premiere of Crackle and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios’  seasonal ... Continue Reading →